Tag: South Dakota

Summit Carbon Solutions seeks South Dakota permitting extension

Summit Carbon Solutions seeks South Dakota permitting extension

May 11, 2022 |

In South Dakota, AgWeek reports that Summit Carbon Solutions has asked the state’s Public Utilities Commission for an extension for its permitting process to May 16, 2023, as opposed to the February 9, 2023, the date it would normally have to complete everything by based upon its original permitting application date. The PUC on Tuesday […]

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POET highlights 2021’s sustainability achievements

POET highlights 2021’s sustainability achievements

December 30, 2021 |

In South Dakota, a 40 percent increase in biofuel production capacity, an on-site solar farm and a company roadmap to net carbon neutrality highlighted a year focused on sustainability for POET, the world’s largest biofuel producer. “Every person, every business has a responsibility to keep moving our world toward sustainability,” POET Founder & CEO Jeff […]

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POET completes first solar farm

POET completes first solar farm

October 14, 2021 |

In South Dakota, POET announced the completion of its first POET Solar Farm, which will help power the company’s corporate headquarters in Sioux Falls and showcase its ability to construct similar projects for others. The solar farm’s completion comes in the wake of POET’s release of its inaugural sustainability report, in which the company pledged […]

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USDA invests $7.5M in South Dakota corn farmers for ethanol

USDA invests $7.5M in South Dakota corn farmers for ethanol

September 26, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the United States Department of Agriculture announced a $7.5 million investment in the American Coalition for Ethanol-led Regional Conservation Partnership Program project to secure farmers premier access to low carbon fuel standard markets based on their adoption of USDA climate-smart agricultural practices. ACE, together with RCPP partners South Dakota Corn Growers Association, […]

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POET acquires all of Flint Hills Resources’ ethanol assets

POET acquires all of Flint Hills Resources’ ethanol assets

June 1, 2021 |

In South Dakota, POET has acquired the bioethanol assets of Flint Hills Resources’ in their entirety, expanding the company’s production capacity by 40 percent. POET is a world leader in green bioproducts, with an ever-growing suite of renewable solutions including bioethanol, renewable CO2, purified alcohol, high-protein animal feed, asphalt additives and corn oil used for […]

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POET announces 100% plant-based purified alcohol

POET announces 100% plant-based purified alcohol

March 31, 2021 |

In South Dakota, POET announced it has expanded its production of all-natural, 100% plant-based purified alcohol, which exceeds the highest global quality standards for alcohol. POET also unveiled a suite of bio-based products under a new label, POET Pure. The combined actions will further extend the reach of one of the world’s largest bioethanol and […]

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Dakota Ethanol passes 1 billion gallon mark

Dakota Ethanol passes 1 billion gallon mark

March 11, 2021 |

In South Dakota, Dakota Ethanol announced the company has surpassed 1 billion gallons of ethanol production at its 90 million-gallon-per-year (MGY) facility in Wentworth, South Dakota. Dakota Ethanol began production in September 2001 with a nameplate capacity of 40 MGY. The evolution of the plant is credited to the united vision of its parent company […]

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ACE launches Flex Check E15 tool for fuel marketers

ACE launches Flex Check E15 tool for fuel marketers

September 17, 2020 |

In South Dakota, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) launched a tool on its fuel-marketer focused flexfuelforward.com website to provide retailers with a free way to check if their equipment is already E15 compatible. Available 24/7, the “Flex Check” E15 compatibility tool will arm retailers with the confidence and information they need to make a […]

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South Dakota ethanol leaders make push for “E30 by 2030 Nationwide”

South Dakota ethanol leaders make push for “E30 by 2030 Nationwide”

August 10, 2020 |

In South Dakota, in a Rapid City Journal ad, a Sioux Falls Argus Leader editorial, and a letter to Governor Kristi Noem, South Dakota ethanol leaders said that a transition to “E30 by 2030 Nationwide” would more than double the corn ethanol’s contribution to the state’s economic activity—to $8 billion per year—while saving urban Americans […]

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POET scaling up industrial alcohol production at two biorefineries

POET scaling up industrial alcohol production at two biorefineries

August 3, 2020 |

In South Dakota, POET is scaling up production of industrial and beverage-grade alcohol at two biorefineries. This will help meet growing demand due to market changes from COVID-19 while creating a new domestic market to boost the ag economy. Industrial alcohol is a fundamental component of products such as cleaning supplies and hand sanitizer. POET […]

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